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Chile scraps entry fee for Australians, but plans new e-visa

Australian travellers no longer have to pay a US$117 fee at the border to enter Chile, but an e-visa will soon be required.

Smartraveller revamps travel advice, adds SMS crisis alerts

Travel advice is getting easier to access in an emergency, but most flyers will lose the ability to pre-register their travels.

Eurostar-Thalys merger to create high-speed rail network

The combined network of Eurostar and Thalys would link five countries under the new Green Speed banner.

NZ's visa-waiver scheme: what you need to know

The electronic NZeTA will be a must-have for most visitors to New Zealand, including travellers in transit.

Switzerland is now the best country for expats

Switzerland has knocked Singapore off its perch as the world's top-ranked destination for expatriates. The land-locked nation ...

Here are the world’s most powerful passports

Singapore continues to share the crown of ‘World’s Most Powerful Passport’ with incumbent nation Japan, accor...

Uber Premium to replace Select, Black, Lux, SUV

Uber is scrapping its Uber Select, Black, Lux and SUV rides in favour of a single top-tier service dubbed Uber Premium. Uber P...

HK now among most expensive cities for expats

Higher inflation and a strengthening currency have seen Hong Kong rocket into the fourth most expensive location in the world f...